Extreme Weather Online Course
Jan 31, 2023 / by ASkalmusky
Cars driving in a snowstorm

Hurricanes, droughts, tornadoes, snowstorms, flooding…extreme weather can happen at any time, anywhere, and it affects all of us. The U.S. has sustained 341 weather and climate disasters since 1980 where overall damages/costs reached or exceeded $1 billion (including CPI adjustment to 2022). The total cost of these 341 events exceeds $2.475 trillion. (source)

In Extreme Weather 101, learn "the basics" about extreme weather and climate change. Through videos, quizzes, and toolkits with tips and links to trusted resources, you will learn more about:

  • how scientists know the climate is changing and how climate change impacts extreme weather;
  • national and regional extreme weather trends in the United States over various time scales;
  • projected changes in extreme weather in the United States;
  • the health and environmental impacts of extreme weather and climate change;
  • how to prepare yourself and your family for the impacts of extreme weather and climate change.

Extreme Weather 101 is hosted on Udemy. Free registration is required to access the course.


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